SUCCESS IS A CONTINUOUS JOURNEY
Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqokTY3dNtc or
- What do you think success is? Do you consider yourself a successful person? Why? Why not? How would you measure
- Which of these people would you consider a clear example of a successful individual/successful business person?
Explain your answer
Pavarotti - Bill Gates - Mother Teresa - The Pope - Barack Obama –JK Rowlings– Rafa Nadal - Al Capone
- Which of these terms do you consider important to achieve success?
Getting on well with partners/customers
Being a good listener Good connections
Being good at solving problems
Being able to focus
Being curious Being lucky
Listen to R. St John ‘s talk “Success is a continuous journey”, at ted.com
All these terms appear in the talk. Could you explain their meaning, according to the context?
To drop like a rock
($) pours in
Let employees go
I was floating along
To cut a long story short
To come up with ideas
It looks like
A hot shot guy
(Put into) antidepressants
Comprehension. Answer the questions.
I couldn’t care less
I made it
-What were Richard’s mistakes, to lose a successful business?
-What happened in Richard’s life when he became the president of a successful company?
-What sides of being successful he disliked?
-What was the solution Richard found to fight his depression?
-Richard lost a successful business, and he stopped being successful, but he got all this back. What was the difference
between the first time and the second time?
Explain why Richard says the following phrases:
Money can’t buy happiness
Success isn’t a one way street